Tag: e-tron

Nov 28, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Audi increases efficiency in the e-Tron

Audi has introduced a technology update for the entire e-Tron series. With a few adjustments to the software and hardware, efficiency is to be increased, which will increase the WLTP range by around 25 kilometres. However, it is not possible to update the vehicles already delivered.

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Nov 20, 2019 - 06:34 am

Audi shows the e-tron Sportback in Los Angeles

Audi is expanding its e-tron family with a second body shape. With the e-tron Sportback, the German VW subsidiary is introducing a fully electric SUV coupé that can even (theoretically) drive a little further than the well-known e-tron 55 Quattro.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:52 pm

Audi rumoured to plan TT successor to rival Model 3

According to a German media report, the Audi TT could have a purely electric successor. The basic sporty design is to be retained, but concept changes will include more than just the drive technology. In addition, Audi is apparently planning a direct rival to the Tesla Model 3.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Audi Q4 e-tron concept to be made in Zwickau

Audi has just officially confirmed that the production model of the Audi Q4 e-tron concept will roll off production lines at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant. There are also indications that there could be a sportier version of the Q4 and a saloon among Audi’s other planned MEB models.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 04:45 pm

FAW-VW make preparations to produce e-tron in China

Starting next year, the Audi e-tron will be produced for the Chinese market by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture at the Changchun plant. Between 45,000 and 50,000 units per year are planned. Another Audi electric model to be produced in China is the e-tron Sportback.

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Aug 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Audi rumoured to be planning electric R8

Audi is reportedly planning a fully electric successor for its R8 sports car and intends to cooperate with Rimac to make this happen. According to a British media report, a name, a plant and a planned start date have already been decided upon.

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Jul 22, 2019 - 11:40 am

Audi uses Tesla’s shade for marketing

In February, we reported on Audi using Tesla’s superchargers as a backdrop to market their e-tron electric SUV. Now it seems that the barely-guerilla marketing campaign wasn’t an isolated event.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Audi revs up to produce the e-tron GT

The fully-electric Audi e-tron GT will be produced alongside the Audi R8 super sports car at Audi Sport’s facilities in Neckarsulm from late 2020. At present, the R8 production is creating the conditions for the integration of the electric sportscar.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm

Spider-Man and e-tron team up

Audi is once again resorting to product placement to promote its electric offensive. After the e-tron GT featured in the new Avengers film ‘Endgame’, the BEV also appeared in a teaser for ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:43 am

Recalls for the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace

Due to the danger of battery fire and potentially faulty software in the regenerative braking system, the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace are being recalled to workshops in the USA and Europe as well. Audi confirmed that all vehicles that have been delivered so far are affected.

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May 26, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Audi sets up 1.9 MWh battery storage in Berlin

Audi has opened a stationary energy storage facility with a capacity of 1.9 MWh on the EUREF campus in Berlin. The lithium-ion batteries in second use come from development e-tron vehicles and tests various interaction scenarios between electric cars and the energy grid.

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May 1, 2019 - 09:14 pm

Audi e-tron stars in Avenger but disguised as ICE

The release of the new Avengers movie has caused an uproar in German media. Where Audi was to star its all-electric e-Tron GT concept car, the battery electric e-tron can be heard roaring like a combustion engine – deliberately, a spokesman suggested.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 04:43 pm

Audi revises e-tron production targets downwards

Audi has reduced the e-tron production target for this year at its Brussels plant by more than 10,000 units to 45,242 units, due to supply issues. Also, production of Audi’s second electric model, the e-tron Sportback, is to be postponed until 2020.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 06:30 pm

Shanghai: Audi shows Q2 L e-tron & AI:ME concept

Audi is now presenting its third “vision vehicle” after the AIcon and the PB18 at Auto Shanghai. The autonomous city electric car called AI:ME accompanies the series version of the fully electric Q2 L e-Tron for the Chinese market, which also debuts at the trade fair.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 02:57 pm

First Audi e-tron statistics released

After Audi began deliveries of the all-electric e-tron to customers in Europe in March, the German luxury car giant is now able to reveal its first distribution figures. According to these, most e-trons have so far gone to Germany (490) and Norway (621).

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Mar 26, 2019 - 02:19 pm

Battery bottleneck threatens Audi e-tron production

Audi is reportedly having problems with the battery supply from the supplier LG Chem for their electric e-tron. Audi is therefore currently only able to produce about half of the originally announced 300 e-tron units per day at its plant in Brussels.

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Mar 14, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Audi planning for around 30 EVs by 2025

Audi has expanded its electric roadmap and now intends to offer around 30 electric and plug-in hybrid models by 2025. At the end of 2018 there was still talk of 20 electrified models by 2025.

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Feb 25, 2019 - 05:18 pm

Test ride anyone? Audi targets Tesla drivers

What happens if an Audi e-tron happens to be ready and waiting near a Tesla Supercharger? It sounds a bit like a joke, but it did happen. And what is best, we found out, that the barely-undercover guerilla marketing of Audi employees was captured on video.

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Feb 19, 2019 - 11:55 pm

Video tip: Audi e-tron climbs legendary downhill course

Audi has sent the e-tron into an uphill battle on the legendary downhill racecourse Streif in Austria. With an 85 per cent gradient, the ‘Mausefalle’ (mice trap) is the steepest section of the spectacular slope, so the electric car needed considerate tuning.

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Feb 14, 2019 - 12:29 pm

Audi releases first pictures of Q4 e-tron concept

Audi is now offering a first official preview of its previously teased all-electric compact SUV based on the MEB Group modular system, due to debut in Geneva this March. The study now got the name of Audi Q4 e-tron concept and will go serial in 2020/21.

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Feb 12, 2019 - 12:50 pm

Audi brings electric concept SUV to Geneva

Audi’s planned all-electric compact SUV based on MEB will be presented on 5 March at the Geneva Motor Show as a near-series study. The still nameless Audi BEV will roll off the production line starting in 2021, as will the VW ID. and a compact electric car from Seat at the Zwickau plant.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 04:00 pm

Audi e-tron up for order in the UK

Audi has officially opened the UK order books for the e-tron. Customers can choose between two versions, the base e-tron and the e-tron Launch Edition. Pricing positions the Audi below the Tesla Model X and above Jaguar’s I-Pace electric car.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 03:17 pm

Audi / Porsche PPE-platform lags behind schedule

Audi and Porsche are having problems with their jointly developed Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Engineers are back to work, partly because the Tesla Model 3 got better than they expected, a report in Manager Magazin suggests.

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